Medical professionals from China’s Qingdao University visited UM Shore Medical Center at Easton on July 24, hosted by Teresa Blem, director, Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services, and Bob Frank, senior vice president, Operations. Blem gave the group, mostly pathologists, a tour of several areas, including the Pain Clinic, the Cardiac Cath Lab, Radiology, Pharmacy and the Requard Center for Acute Rehabilitation. Afterward, the group enjoyed a presentation by Frank on UM SRH and its strategic vision.
Qingdao University is a research university located in Qingdao, Shandong, China. The University’s origins trace back more than 100 years, when Deutsch-Chinesische Hochschule, the oldest predecessor institution of Qingdao University, was jointly established in Qingdao by the Chinese and German governments. Presently the University enrolls approximately 46,000 students.
As in the past, this year’s tour was arranged by Richard Y. Zhao, PhD, professor and class director, Health Care Leadership Training Workshop, University of Maryland School of Medicine.
As part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the principal provider of comprehensive health care services for more than 170,000 residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. UM Shore Regional Health’s team of more than 2,500 employees, medical staff, board members, and volunteers works with various community partners to fulfill the organization’s mission of Creating Healthier Communities Together.